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Ellie Costello

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Journalist, TV Presenter & Event Host

•  Host of TRIC award-winning GB News Breakfast Show •  Host of Saturday Morning Live on GB News

•  Covered Queen Elizabeth's funeral and King Charles’ coronation
•  Will be covering UK and US 2024 elections​

•  Trained journalist from City of London University.


Ellie is a trained journalist and experienced multi-media presenter. She is currently one of the presenters of the TRIC award-winning Breakfast programme on GB news and also presents Saturday Morning Live for the channel. 

Having interviewed most of the front bench of government, Ellie conducts live interviews and challenges politicians. She anchored for the Kings' Coronation in 2023 and will be covering the General Election in 2024. Ellie has also covered the murder of the MP Sir David Amess, Just Stop Oil protests and the Prince Andrew case brought by Virginia Giuffre.

Prior to her work as a TV presenter, Ellie was an experienced national correspondent, covering the trials of Boris Becker, Wayne Couzens, Kevin Spacey and the ‘Wagatha Christie Case’. She also narrated large sections of the third episode of the Disney documentary, ‘Coleen Rooney: the Real Wagatha Story’. 

Prior to her work at GB news, Ellie was recognised as a ‘Rising Star’ at the BBC 2020 for her reporting and her ability to connect with contributors. She was an experienced reporter at the BBC. Her investigations into 'Influencers being solicited for sex online' and bullying in the British beauty industry at the Victoria Derbyshire Programme became some of the most watched films in the programme's history, amassing millions of hits. Ellie has always had a passionate interest in the fashion and beauty industry. 

Ellie is of Irish descent and has a real connection and love for Irish music, food and culture. Her family are involved in the construction industry in London and so are very interested in the wellbeing and mental support being offered in the sector. 

Ellie is popular with viewers for her warm, genuine and calm approach to the news and to conversation. 

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